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Saudi, Qatar Bond Issues Get Cozy; Both Oversubscribed

Saudi Arabia's Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Qatar's Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.
Saudi Arabia beat out regional rival Qatar's first bond issuance since the Gulf crisis began with its own "surprise" $11 billion raise, which drew $52 billion of orders this week, according to reports.

ANTHROPOLOGY

Major Fossil Discovery in Saudi Arabia is 90,000 Years Old

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A recently discovered fossil finger bone dating back about 90,000 years that was unearthed in Saudi Arabia’s Nefud Desert is "pointing to what scientists are calling a new understanding of how our species came out of Africa en route to colonizing the world," Reuters reports.

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